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HISTORY OF THE WORLD.
BOOK V. CONTINUED.
SECT. IV.-(4.) Of Dionysius the tyrant, and others follow.
How Hiero, king of Syracuse, forsook the Carthaginians,
Their beginning to maintain a fleet. Their first loss, and
and Carthaginians, with variable success, The Romans
SECT, VIII.-The Romans prevail in Africa. Atilius the
consul propoundeth intolerable conditions of peace to the
Carthaginians. He is utterly beaten, and made prisoner 44
victory against Attilius. How the Romans, having lost
tery of the seas. The victory of Cæcilius the Roman con.